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Converting Kilograms to liters
I need to convert 390.2 Kg to liters. The specific gravity is 1.2104. From everything I read, you multiply. Is this correct? If multiplying, I come out with 472.298 liters. If dividing I come out with 322.372 liters. Is that anything with a specific gravity of less than 1 is multiplied, and anything with a specific gravity greater than 1 is divided?
Thanks, DC 
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Re: Converting Kilograms to liters
Specific gravity is the density of the substance as compared to water. Water has a density of 1 kilogram/liter. So a specific gravity of 1.2104 means it has a density of 1.2104 kilogram/liter
Using algebra we know whether to multiply or divide to make one of the units cancel out. kilograms / (kilogram/liter) = liter liters * (kilogram/liter) = kilogram So in your case, you divide: 390.2 kilograms / 1.2104 kilograms/liter = 322.3728 liters Whether you multiply or divide does not depend on if the specific gravity is above or below zero, it only depends on which direction you are going, from kilogram to liter or from liter to kilogram. 
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Im terrible at maths! I need to know how many litres our 30,000kg tank holds????

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Re: Converting Kilograms to liters
If your tank holds water, then 30,000kg = 30,000L. If the material is something other than water, you could post the substance, and someone may be able to find the density.

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Re: Converting Kilograms to liters
Think of it this way
If the specific gravity is >1 : the fluid weighs more and has fewer liters eg. specific gravity 1.5 would mean 3000 kg = 1500 liters specific gravity 0.5 would mean 3000 kg = 4500 liters You would either multiply the liter side or divide the kg side. kg side liter side 3000/1.5 = 1500 or 3000 = 1500 * 1.5 
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What is the water equivalent of CNG
i.e. 1 liter of water = How many KG of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) 
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If you have a density figure specific to your lot of diesel fuel, use it instead. 
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Hi,
Suppose the water is flavoured, is it then 1 kg = 1 liter. Thanks 
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